Gonzalo Güell

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Gonzalo Güell y Morales de los Ríos (16 February 1895 in Havana, Cuba - 2 September 1985 in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida USA) was a Cuban lawyer and a career diplomat (1919–1959).

Guell was Foreign Minister of Cuba from 1956 to 1959 and Prime Minister of Cuba from March 12, 1958 to January 1, 1959. He also served as the Cuban Ambassador to Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Norway and the United Nations.

He was one of the 40 persons that flew with Fulgencio Batista to the Dominican Republic on New Year's Eve 1959 when Fidel Castro took over Cuba.

He was married 3 times. Two of his wives were Francisca Pubill and Juana Inigo. He had no children.

References[edit]

  • Registro Social de la Habana 1958, Molina Y Cia., S.A.
  • Cuban Information Archives
  • Time Magazine, "End of a War", January 12, 1959
Political offices
Preceded by
Emilio Núñez
Prime Minister of Cuba
March 12, 1958 – January 1, 1959
Succeeded by
José Miró
Preceded by
Carlos Saladrigas
Foreign Minister of Cuba
1956-1959
Succeeded by
Roberto Agramonte